Will of Gilbert Knill

Proved 22 February 1808

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PROB 11/1474/213, Records of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury

Transcribed by Ros Dunning

In the Name of God Amen The last Will and Testament of Gilbert Knill of Great Torrington Devon Witnesseth this that I being in a good state of Health of Body and mind but considering the uncertainty of life do acknowledge this as my last Will and Testament I give and bequeath Jointly to my Wife Elizabeth Knill and my Son Gilbert Knill all my Stock in Trade Goods and Chattels money and all lawful Debts due to me wherever they shall be and by first discharging every person whom I should be found lawfully Indebted to at the same time do give Separately to my Son Gilbert Knill my dwelling house I now live in in South Street in Great Torrington when he arrives at the age of twenty one years to him to be immediately in possession of I do bind the said Elizabeth Knill my Wife to add to the life of my Son Gilbert Knill on the said Dwelling house within the space of twelve Calendar Months Jointly to her Expence Witness my hand Gilbert Knill Augst 23 1796 Witness Daniel Ling _ the mark JM of Joan Monkly

Proved at London 22 February 1808